FG overrules JAMB on new admission policy

The Federal Government has overruled the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on its new admission policy that recently sparked off protests in parts of the country. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr.

Nigeria-UK capital markets project targets increased capital flows

The Nigeria-UK Capital Markets Project, a collaborative initiative of the Emerging Capital Market Taskforce (ECMT) in both countries, is working to shore up confidence in Nigeria’s capital market as well as ensure increased capital flows between Nigeria and the UK. A report of the group presented to Lagos State governor,

Akpabio, Gbajabiamila emerge leaders in Senate, House of Reps

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the Senate on Tuesday in Abuja, announced the appointment of Godswill Akpabio (PDP Akwa-Ibom North-West) as the minority leader in the Senate, just as Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives announced Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) as the Majority Leader in the House.

Aregbesola: Judge, Assembly disagree over probe modalities

Justice Olamide Folahanmi of Osun State yesterday, insisted that except she was given the copy of the reply by Governor Rauf Aregbesola to her petition, she would not appear in person before the panel set up by the state House of Assembly to look into the matter. The post Aregbesola:

Prepare for Enyeama’s exit, Rufai tells Oliseh

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Peter Rufai has told newly appointed coach, Sunday Oliseh to have a standby goal tender that will step into the shoes of current number one Vincent Enyeama. The post Prepare for Enyeama’s exit, Rufai tells Oliseh appeared first on Vanguard News.

Urhobo chief urges Buhari to sustain FG, Tompolo relationship 

FORMER president of Urhobo Youth Council, UYC, in Delta State, Chief Sweet Eshenake, yesterday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to maintain the robust relationship between the Federal Government and ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, initiated by former President, late Alhaji Umaru Yar’Adua. The post Urhobo chief urges Buhari

We regret N’ Assembly crisis – APC

The All Progressives Congress on Tuesday expressed regret over the leadership tussle in the National Assembly. It also commended the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and his colleagues for what it called their sense of patriotism in their handling of the situation in the House.

We questioned Toyin Saraki for six hours, says EFCC

Toyin Saraki: invited for questioning by EFCC The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday interrogated Mrs Toyin Saraki, wife of the Senate President for about six hours over alleged corruption.

Two men on a small plane who dropped candy as they flew over a church event in Auburn, Wyoming, were killed when their plane crashed

Two men on a small plane who dropped candy as they flew over a church event in Auburn, Wyoming, were killed when their plane crashed, police said on Wednesday. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office identified the two men who died in the crash on Tuesday evening as Bard Lefevre, 22, and

Senate passes vote of confidence in Saraki

The Senate on Tuesday, unanimously passed a vote of confidence in Senate President, Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, and other principal officers appointed by the various caucuses of the chamber, to run the affairs of the 8th Senate. The Senate, in its resolution which followed a motion moved by

85 Years Old Ooni of Ife, Oba Sijuade is dead

The sad news reaching us is that the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade,  has died. He reportedly died in a London hospital on tuesday [28/7/2015]. According to a source, the monarch was flown out of the country about five days ago in an air ambulance in an unconscious state.